Monday, September 28, 2009

The Weadicks of Stampede Fame

I was in High River and visited their graves . From the top: Flores La Due's, then Guy's , then them both. Guy Weadick helped start the Calgary Stampede. Both Guy and Flores where Trick Ropers.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Tonight's Movie Premiere

Tonight At the Glenbow Museum Theatre in Calgary for the premiere of the Documentary film "Will the REAL Alberta please stand up ? " was showed followed by a panel discussion.Pictures are from Top; The Panel, Doris Daley and Bud, Doris Daley,Geo Takach and Bud.Also see Sept 19th posting.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Review from a Fellow Entertainer

I've known and worked with MAGICIAN/ILLUSIONIST, Everett Andrews since 1983 , he has been coming to my rehearsals since 2007, plus he's taken photos of me a various events. He recently send me this Review.
"I have worked with Bud and watched him work an Audience, He's a very funny guy for any situation and a fantastic western trick roper! I recommend his show !"
His website is

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Calgary Movie Premiere

This Thursday Sept 24 at 7 pm a Screening of Geo Takach's documentary, "Will the Real Alberta please stand up ? " is at the Glenbow Museum Theatre 130-9th Avenue SE. Calgary. This Movie was showed Canada wide on CityTv June 12.
I'm honored to be in the company of Award Winning,Cowgirl Poet, Doris Daley,Senator,Tommy Banks, the Honorable Normie Kwong & Ralph Klein,as well as Corb Lund and many other Writers,Artists and Musicians Etc discussing the truth behind the tall tales about Alberta.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Heritage Park Tonight

What a GREAT Crowd, Car Dealers from all over North America.
Note; My wife is right.."boys and their toys " l uploaded the pictures as soon as l got home.

A Hero Dies

My Old Trick Roping Friend, Frank Holt called to tell me that Sylvester Braun died at 93 years of age.I met Sylvester and his wife Barbara in California at the Will Rogers Ranch back in 1991 at a West West Arts Club Convention.Barbara die in 2008,they had been married for almost 56 years.Sylvester was a True Gentleman and l will never forget him.

Cochrane Times, Sept.9,2009

It's so hard to stay "Almost Famous " ha ha.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Humorist ?

Does this look like a Humorist to you ?

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Firewagon Wrap Up Party

Photos from top to bottom are Bud with; The Guns of the Golden West,Sculptor,Reg Parsons,Doug & Donna,Judy of Millarville Musical Ride,Ron Nash from The Walt Disney Company,The Firewagon Band,World Chuckwagon Champion, Ward Willard & Cowgirl Poet, Wendy Vaughan,and Blake Willard from Firewagon.
"Bud dresses like Roy Rogers " Ward Willard.
"Bud is a Trick Roper Extraordinaire ! " Blake Willard.
"Bud is always Fun ! " R.Nash,The Walt Disney Company

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Bud is a Poster Boy

There is a picture of me spinning my rope and playing my harmonica on the 2009 poster for the Cochrane Labour Day Parade.It is a big poster so this is all l could scan.

Monday, September 7, 2009

Cochrane Labour Day Parade

Bud Rode and Trick Roped on the Cochrane Ford Float.See their website or call 403 932 3343 or e-mail .The next three photos are also from the parade.

Wild West Willie & Bud

Willie can be booked thru Doug Rogers of Bentley phone 403 748 2484 or e-mail his website is .

Bud with Stavely & Airdrie Rodeo Queens

Bud & Barb Higgins of C.T.V. News, Calgary

Thursday, September 3, 2009


THANKS to Everett Andrews for taking these Photos.